Akron Children's Hospital


Lisa D. Stanford, Ph.D., ABPP
Board Certified Clinical Neuropsychologist
Board Certified Subspecialist in Pediatric Neuropsychology
Division Director of Neurobehavioral Health
Clinical Training Director of Neuropsychology

Dalin Pulsipher, Ph.D., ABPP
Board Certified Clinical Neuropsychologist
Board Certified Subspecialist in Pediatric Neuropsychology
Associate Clinical Training Director

NeuroDevelopmental Science Center
215 W. Bowery Street, Suite 4500 CPB 
Akron, OH 44308

Telephone: 330-543-8066
FAX: 330-543-6045
E-mail address: lstanford@chmca.org, dpulsipher@chmca.org

For a detailed program description click on this link: https://www.akronchildrens.org/cms/pediatric_neuropsychology_fellowship/index.html

Program will do interviews at INS in 2018: yes
Policy regarding on-site interviews: optional by invitation if candidate is unable to interview at INS. 

2018 application deadline: January 5, 2018
2018 residency start date: July 2018, but can be negotiated for a later date.

Clinical neuropsychology residency openings for 2018:  2
Clinical neuropsychology residency positions: 2
Residency/fellowship positions in psychology:  2

Clinical neuropsychologists: 3 Full-time; 0 part-time; 0 consultants
With ABCN/ABPP: 2 Full-time (another 1 in process, please request pdf for other faculty information)

Other psychologists: 10+ Full-time
With ABPP: 4 Full Time

Graduate training of residency applicants:  APA/CPA accredited training programs

Preferred: child clinical, neuropsychology
Accepted: school psychology
Not accepted: Non APA/CPA accredited graduate programs or internships

Primary emphasis: Pediatric

Emphases of training opportunities:

Strong: neuropsychological assessment, neuropsychological consultation, research, rehabilitation psychology, neurodevelopmental evaluations, participation in multidisciplinary teams, Neuroanatomy, Case Conference, and Professional Development didactics, interprofessional clinic teams, interprofessional didactics, ABPP exam/fact finding/ethics practice
Moderate: Umbrella supervision by resident of other trainees, forensic, health psychology, inpatient consultation/liaison, participation on several
Less emphasis but available: psychotherapy

Availability of patient populations: age 4 weeks to college age

Strong: Traumatic Brain Injury/Concussion (outpatient); Epilepsy and Epilepsy Surgery; Perinatal and congenital conditions; Metabolic Disorders; Hematologic/Oncological Disorders; Neuromuscular Disorders (inpatient/outpatient), Neurocutaneous Disorders;  Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Follow-up, Craniofacial Team (craniosynostosis),Neonatal Follow-up; Turner Syndrome; Lead exposed; Sickle Cell; Renal Transplant Evaluations;
Occasional: Stroke/cerebrovascular diseases, psychiatric, racial/ethnic minorities, Down’s syndrome, ADHD/LD; Wada procedures, Autism, School Success Clinic (learning disabilities)
Weak: adult neuropsychology is generally limited young adults/college age with neurodevelopmental or congenital disorders
In process: Development of a cognitive remediation/rehabilitation/intervention and prevention program by neuropsychologists

Updated 11/1/2017